New IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants purchased the first player of Vivo IPL 2016 auction as they bought Kevin Pietersen for 350 Lakhs INR. The English sacked batsman was the first marquee player to go under the hammer with a base price of 2.00 Crore INR.

Kevin Pietersen Vivo IPL 2016 players auction.
Kevin Pietersen

In their second bid Pune Supergiants purchased Ishant Sharma for 380 Lakhs. MS Dhoni will be leading the side and Kevin Pietersen will join the group of some top overseas players like Steve Smith and Faf du Plessis.

Players RPSG bought in Auction

Player Bid Price (INR) Role
Mitchel Marsh 4.8 Crore Batsman
Ishant Sharma 3.8 Crore Bowler
Kevin Pietersen 3.5 Crore Batsman
Irfan Pathan 1 Crore All-rounder
R.P. Singh 30 Lakh Bowler
Ankit Sharma 10 Lakh All-rounder
M. Ashwin 4.5 Crore Bowler
Rajat Bhatia 60 Lakh All-rounder
Thisara Perera 1.0 Crore All-rounder
Ashok Dinda 50 Lakh Bowler
Scott Boland 50 Lakh Bowler
Peter Handscomb 30 Lakh Wicket-keeper
Adam Zampa 30 Lakh Bowler
Ishwar Chandra Pandey 20 Lakh Bowler
Deepak Chahar 10 Lakh All-rounder
Baba Aparajith 10 Lakh All-rounder
Jaskaran Singh 10 Lakh Bowler
Ankush Bains 10 Lakh Wicket-keeper

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